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National Obituary Review

Dead Person of the Day September 13 – Tupac Shakur

No Comments 14 September 2011

Folks, we’re excited here at the NOR office. We didn’t really need a reason to dig through our old Case Logic books to find our old Tupac CD’s but we’ll take it. Say what you will about hip-hop these days, but facts are facts. There was something going on between 1991 and 1997 that cannot be replicated. It was one of  those landmark moments when art and reality truly coalesced in a way that made them inseparable. So, take this opportunity to dig through your old CD collection, find some Tupac, get some Alize and smoke a little chronic.

Tupac’s obit comes from John Pareles at the NYT……

Tupac Shakur, a rapper and actor who built a career on controversy, died of wounds yesterday from a drive-by shooting last Saturday. He was 25 years old.

Mr. Shakur, who lived in Los Angeles, had been in critical condition at University Medical Center in Las Vegas since Saturday. That night as he was leaving the Mike Tyson-Bruce Seldon prizefight, a Cadillac pulled up alongside the BMW in which he was riding and he was shot four times. His right lung was removed on Sunday. No arrests have been made. Read more


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